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A Sign of the Times


Captain John Smith Being Rescued by Pocahontas
19th Century engraving
From History Database Center

 

 

Research Strategy for U.S. History

This guide is organized to help you in the research process, which usually proceeds from general sources to more specific ones.

STEP 1:  Begin with Reference Sources (print and online) for background information

STEP 2:  Find Books (overviews and monographs)

STEP 3:  Look for articles in Periodicals  

STEP 4:  Search for Primary Sources (such as letters) written at the time of your topic

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